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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Zachariah Pickard Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 BAI Natural History and Epiphany: Elizabeth Bishop’s Darwin Letter Zachariah Pickard riting in his Autobiography about the joys of beetle collecting and, particularly, the pleasure of discovering a new...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Oliver Harris Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Cold War Correspondents: Ginsberg, Kerouac, Cassady, and the Political Economy of Beat Letters O liver H arris n June 23, 1953, an aspiring poet employed as a copyboy for the New York World Telegram...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 34–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Tonje Vold Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Tonje Vold How to “rise above mere nationality”: Coetzee’s Novels Youth and Slow Man in the World Republic of Letters Tonje Vold J. M. Coetzee’s work presents critical reflections on literature that circulate beyond their culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Donald A. Daiker The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, 1907–1922 , edited by Spanier Sandra and Trogdon Robert W. , Cambridge University Press , 2011 . 431 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review “I sure like to get letters” The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, 1907...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 369–376.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Christopher J. Knight The Letters of T. S. Eliot, Volume 3: 1926–1927 , Edited by Eliot Valerie and Haffenden John , Yale University Press , 2012 . 954 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Review The Letters of  T. S. Eliot, Volume 3: 1926–1927 Edited by Valerie...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jennifer P. Nesbitt Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics , by Kalliney Peter J. , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 336 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Paul Bradley Bellew American modernist Hart Crane’s poem “The Idiot” details the poet’s real-life encounters with a young man with a cognitive disability. Beginning in 1926, Crane worked on the poem through different versions through letters, manuscripts, and magazine publications until about 1932...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Fiona Green This article focuses on the poems Marianne Moore wrote during and between visits to Virginia in the mid-1930s that were published in The Pangolin and Other Verse (1936). Prompted by an exchange of letters between Moore and Ezra Pound in 1935, the essay considers relationships between...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 451–474.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Edward Allen With reference to a vinyl record, some unpublished letters, and a series of reading scripts, this essay reconstructs the circumstances of a trip Marianne Moore made to Harvard in December 1941. Her trip to Cambridge followed closely in the wake of Roosevelt’s declaration of war, such...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 421.
Published: 01 September 2003
... convention. A letter of recommendation, the nominee’s CV, and two copies of a sample of his or her scholarly writing (not to exceed 9,000 words) should be sent to Carola M. Kaplan, President of the Joseph Conrad Society of America; Department of English & Foreign Languages; California State...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
... representing state intervention in ways that Wells would appreciate. That Wells’s 1911 speech on the contemporary novel tends to be anthologized along with the many letters, essays, polemics, and apologies that emerged from his confrontation with Henry James indicates how unwilling twentieth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 414–436.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Birthday Letters. We might even see England’s former poet laureate, or the author of such well-known works as “The Thought-Fox,” “Thistles,” and Crow. Even the academically invested, approaching the book with special­ ized knowledge, are likely to bring with them a set of associations, if not...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... keep alive is more than I can imagine,” was his comment on the dons of Princeton [Letters 392 Our revenge has been to visit on his work a critical response that nearly fifty years ago Frank Kermode diagnosed as “a characteristic failure of our graduate schools” (334). This response presents...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Linda Leavell Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Marianne Moore, the James Family, and the Politics of Celibacy Linda Leavell ot long before she died, Marianne Moore received a letter, a form letter, requesting her signature on the following statement: “I have had an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2004
... you are at home, and I am strange; so neither is the real essential per­ son, and confusion results. But in the Basque provinces, among a host of zingaros, we should both be equally strange and equally real. —Sackville-West to Woolf, Letters 54 hen Vita...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 487–507.
Published: 01 December 2002
... established. Scofield Thayer (1889-1982), a stockholder in the Dial since 1918, bought the magazine out in November 1919. On 22 October 1922 he made the following proposition in a letter to his close friend Alyse Gre­ gory: Twentieth-Century Literature 48.4 Winter 2002 487 Barbara Ozieblo...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 299–328.
Published: 01 September 2017
... (1922): “I will show you fear in a handful of dust” (2001, 30). In Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway (1925), a skywriting plane inspires assorted Londoners to look upward, each ascribing lexical meaning to what at first seems like a random assortment of letters. For Septimus Smith, the pareidolic urge stirs his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Siobhan Phillips Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Wallace Stevens and the Mode of the Ordinary Siobhan Phillips twentieth-century poet attended more to daily routine than did Wallace Stevens.1 From a 1927 letter that outlines his schedule (Collected 941) to a 1955...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 June 2011
... to—“the Darwin Letter,” the famous letter of 1964 to Anne Stevenson in which Bishop writes that Dreams, works of art (some) glimpses of the always-more-suc- cessful surrealism of everyday life, unexpected moments of em- pathy (is it catch a peripheral vision of whatever it is one...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 June 2013
... succession of family executors for whom “discretion” was essential. Percy Lubbock had to agree not to include James’s gush- ingly amorous dotings upon younger men in the edition of letters pub- lished in 1920. That edition simply stripped many letters of language the James family found embarrassing—a...